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What I Mean To Say by Maureen Ryan Griffin | Wednesday, July 08, 2015 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

July 8th, 2015

Episode 269 of 783 episodes

How have I never noticed a gull partake with such nonchalance of its sunrise breakfast, clamping its prey in its mouth to carry it from the ocean’s edge before beak stabs again and again into body, plucking meat from a crab that does not go gentle into being eaten, jerking, waving its claws in what... Read more »

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